Veterans Affairs Commission


Veterans Affairs Commission – advises and assists the Board of Supervisors on matters relating to veterans and their families as may pertain to meeting their needs for veteran's benefits, housing, food, shelter, transportation, and employment.

  • Assist in all veterans' observance days during the year:
    •  Vietnam War Veterans' Day (29th of March, Annually)
    •  Armed Forces Day (3rd Saturday in May)
    •  Memorial Day (Last Monday, May)
    •  Independence Day (4th of July, Annually)
    •  Korean War Veterans' Armistice Day (27 July, Annually)
    •  Navy Day (27th of October, Annually)
    •  Veterans' Day (11th November, Annually)
  • Promote, develop & identify the needs of the veterans and their families;
  • Submit recommendations to the Boards of Supervisors regarding programs, plans, goals, policy & procedures dealing with veteran services;
  • Review annually the status of veterans' benefits; AND
  • Study, investigate & research veterans' matters in Alameda County so that veterans can be coordinated and maximized.


State of California Code Section 53235, AB 1234 Local Agencies: Compensation and Ethics Requirement Mandate [Two (2) hours mandatory online ethics education and training within one (1) year of appointment of commissioners]. Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) - Free online training:

To learn more information about meetings, agenda items, etc., please contact the Alameda County Veterans Service Office (CVSO), 510-577-1926 or

Visit our Board of Supervisors' Boards, Commissions & Committees page.

For the Commission Bylaws, please click here

Recurring event

Veterans Affairs Commission

Third Monday of each month (subject to change; please see below) - Executive Mtg: 9:30am to 10:00am /General Mtg: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Alternating Sites

(See below for more information)

Veterans Affairs Commission

To be more inclusive of our Veterans Community, the Commission will be holding its meeting at various locations within Alameda County. 

For in-person meeting location, please see this months agenda.

For public participation through virtual meeting attendance, join online via Zoom:  or Dial-in by your location: +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)  Meeting ID: 995 2675 0740   |  Passcode: 995735
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To access the meeting agenda (normally available at least 72 hours in advance) or previous meeting minutes, please scroll to the corresponding section above.